Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1751)

Incident period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 26, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 21, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More Arkansas counties were approved Monday, April 21, for additional federal disaster assistance making them eligible for Individual Assistance and Public Assistance, announced the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 15, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- If your home was affected by the recent flooding it may be harboring mold. Mold can be a significant problem after flooding and proper cleanup is critical to ensure that it does not affect you or your family's health.
April 15, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damage. Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be demonstrating building techniques and offering free professional advice in area building supply stores. The schedule is listed below: April 18 through 22 9 a.m.?7 p.m. Friday-Tuesday Home Depot 100 Pendella Drive Mountain Home
April 12, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) scheduled to open in Bentonville Monday, April 14, will now open Tuesday, April 15. The MDRC will travel from Bentonville to Huntsville Wednesday and will be in Huntsville as originally scheduled Thursday, April 17 through Saturday, April 19.? It will be in Paris from Monday, April 21 through Wednesday, April 23. The MDRC locations and revised schedule follows:
April 11, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will visit Benton, Logan and Madison Counties April 14-23 to assist victims of recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) announced today. The mobile DRC will operate at the locations listed below and on the following schedule:
April 10, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that can be made available under President Bush's major disaster declaration for March and April severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Arkansas. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include:

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